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6 Stress Management and Well-Being Strategies For LE Personnel Jun 04, 2023

 

Law Enforcement personnel face a unique set of stressors on a daily basis, and although these items on the list below seem easy enough, the majority of LE don’t utilize them enough.

 

The demands of the job, long hours, and the exposure to traumatic events can take a toll on...

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Sextortion: What, How, Prevention and Reporting May 07, 2023

What is sextortion?

Have you ever heard of "sextortion"? It's a crime that has been increasingly talked about in recent years, and for good reason. Sextortion has become so prevalent that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security and the...

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Top 5 Reasons Mobility Matters For Cops Apr 30, 2023

 

The importance of flexibility, mobility and efficient movement patterns in occupational performance can not be overstated.

 

Being a police officer is a physically demanding job that requires officers to be on their feet for long periods of time, maneuver their body in kit, perform...

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Supplements for Police Officers: Enhancing Performance on the Job Apr 17, 2023

 

Being a police officer is a demanding and physically exhausting job. It requires officers to be alert and ready for any situation, whether it be responding to emergencies, chasing down criminals, or performing physically demanding tasks.

 

To maintain their physical and mental...

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Befriend Stress & Rethink Negativity - A Mindset Hack for LEOs Apr 03, 2023

 

One of my favorite TED TALKS of all times is Kelly McGonigal’s “How to Make Stress Your Friend”.  I first watched it during a training class I attended in 2016, and have since shown it nearly 100 times when I train others. 

 

Kelly McGonigal is a health...

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3 Non-Negotiables for Law Enforcement Officers Mar 19, 2023

 

Let's get right down to business. There are 3 non-negotiables as a Law Enforcement Officer. Here they are:

 

TIME MANAGEMENT

Poor time management primarily impacts an Officer’s work/life balance. Instead of connecting with family and friends, we become disconnected from life...

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No Gym? No Problem! Mar 05, 2023

Are you in a situation where getting to the gym every day (or at all) isn't an option?

 

Night shift schedule, traveling for trainings or work, or just managing a busy schedule. It happens... but that shouldn't stop you from training to be your best and following some form of program. Even...

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4 Ways to Begin Implementing a Fitness Routine at Your Agency Feb 19, 2023

 

 

Do you ever feel left out on the fitness island at your agency?  Like you’re trying to move a mountain… but the mountain won’t budge?

 

We hear you.  Loud and clear.  Whether you’re fighting the bureaucratic red tape at a behemoth agency...

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Dry Fire Builds More Effective LEOs Feb 05, 2023

 

“Excellence is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle

 

There is one habit that has contributed to the success of every world champion shooter in the world: Dry Fire.

 

Dry fire is basically a simulation of shooting technique without the use of live ammunition....

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All About Pain Jan 22, 2023

 

Although pain is a nearly universally shared experience, it is a highly misunderstood phenomenon. Developing an understanding of pain, where it comes from, and why you’re experiencing it can help improve the quality of life and literally decrease the amount of pain you feel. 

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